Quote of the Day: January 3, 2012
Discussion Questions for Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Prologue

Discussion Questions for Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Preface

**From: Brad DeLong
To: UCB Econ 1 Spring 2012 students
Subject: Discussion Questions for Dasgupta, "Economics: A Very Short Introduction": Preface

  • How different do you think the lives of Becky and Desta are?
  • How would you go about explaining why the lives of Becky and Desta are different?
  • How would an economist go about explaining why the lives of Becky and Desta are different?
  • What are the costs and benefits of thinking like an economist?
  • What kind of person would start an analysis by asking: "What are the costs and benefits of thinking like an economist?"

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